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May 11 2009

Zumanomics: A (disguised) shuffle to the left

Published by under Opinion,Top Stories

The parallels between what’s happening now and what happened in the period 1994 to 1996 are heaping. And the result will be the same: Growing uncertainty about the economic policy intentions of the South African government, to the point where it starts weighing on the rand.   [Read on]

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Sep 23 2008

Is he staying, or is he going?

Published by under Opinion,South Africa

So, they did not get it right, after all.

I refer to the debacle around Trevor Manuel leading to his convening a “hasty news conference in Washington” to say Zuma had asked him to stay on. [Read on]

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Sep 12 2008

Zumanomics for Dummies

Published by under Opinion,South Africa

First published on my old blog on 21/1/2008.

The ANC has published two instalments of its new economic policy agenda as agreed at Polokwane in December last year on its website. More instalments are to follow in the coming days. 

Although the second part was published last Friday (3 days ago), the SA media have not noticed (or reported on) anything to date – everyone is still “vas aan die slaap”. 

So, let me write a few comments. And then decide whether we’re actually staring “a jump to the left” in the face, or not. [Read on]

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Sep 12 2008

When the weak link thinks it must do more…

Published by under Opinion,South Africa

First published on my old blog on 21/1/2008.

I apologise for hitting you with another long article lifted from somewhere else. But, this one explains nicely why Zumanomics is doomed to failure in SA. Not that the article deals directly with Zumanomics. Indirectly, it very certainly does. [Read on]

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